Lot #267
Elvis Presley

From 1953, the earliest known program listing “Guitarist…Elvis Prestley” as entertainer
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Description

From 1953, the earliest known program listing “Guitarist…Elvis Prestley” as entertainer

Original program, 6.25 x 9, from the Humes High School Band Annual Minstrel, held in the auditorium on April 9, 1953. In fine condition, with some scattered light creases and some mild handling wear. Presley is listed on the cast page as, “Guitarist…Elvis Prestley,” with his name misspelled. This is the earliest known item listing Elvis as an entertainer. Elvis was 16 on a 22-act bill, performing Teresa Brewer's 'Till I Waltz Again With You.' Elvis himself, as well as his classmates, consider this performance as the beginning of his rise to fame. Elvis later said, ‘It was amazing how popular I became after that.’



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Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Modern Music
  • Dates: January 19 - January 26